The Door in the Wall

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Random House Children's Books, Jan 25, 2012 - Young Adult Fiction - 128 pages
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Set in the fourteenth century, the classic story of one boy's personal heroism when he loses the use of his legs.


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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

Meh. 1950 Newbery winner. Robin, a boy living in London during the plague, has lost the use of his legs and is taken in by some monks while his parents are away. When his father says he will meet him ... Read full review

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User Review  - empress8411 - LibraryThing

Sent in England during the Middle Ages, this book is rich with culture and history. Robin, the crippled son of a nobleman, faces a bleak history. His purpose in life is to be a page, and then knight ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
7
Section 3
18
Section 4
19
Section 5
26
Section 6
32
Section 7
39
Section 8
42
Section 9
62
Section 10
64
Section 11
76
Section 12
86
Section 13
104
Section 14
120
Section 15
123
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About the author (2012)

Marguerite de Angeli was an American writer and illustrator of children’s books, born in Michigan in 1889. An author and illustrator of 28 books, she won the 1950 Newbery Award for her book The Door in the Wall. In addition to her own writing, she illustrated more than three dozen books for other authors. She died in 1987.

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